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# Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 04' North, Longitude: 83° 43' West

The ground speed is currently 448.06 meters/second, 1613.0 kilometres/hour, 1002.3 miles/hour or 871.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.70 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1002.08 miWest0° 00' 44.9"0.86 miSouth1002.11 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.8"2.84 miWest0° 18' 04.7"20.72 miSouth20.91 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Sunday, August 11, 2013 at 17:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 05' South, Longitude: 32° 04' West

The ground speed is currently 444.53 meters/second, 1600.3 kilometres/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.57 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miSouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 31' 03.5"994.24 miWest0° 10' 14.2"11.72 miSouth994.10 mi
24 hours11° 50' 09.5"810.60 miEast3° 54' 35.1"268.71 miSouth849.66 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Puerto CabezasSun 11:40 AM119 km74 miles64 nm SSE
MatagalpaSun 11:40 AM335 km208 miles181 nm SW
La CeibaSun 11:40 AM340 km211 miles184 nm WNW
TegucigalpaSun 11:40 AM391 km243 miles211 nm WSW
ManaguaSun 11:40 AM424 km263 miles229 nm SW
MasayaSun 11:40 AM428 km266 miles231 nm SW
LeónSun 11:40 AM449 km279 miles242 nm SW
CholomaSun 11:40 AM459 km285 miles248 nm W
San Pedro SulaSun 11:40 AM466 km290 miles252 nm W
San MiguelSun 11:40 AM513 km319 miles277 nm WSW